Rosanna Licari is a poet, editor and publisher. She has an Italo-Istrian background and was born in the former Yugoslavia. She was brought up in Sydney by her Italian parents, and completed a degree in Italian and drama at Sydney University and a Masters in Philosophy (Poetry) at Queensland University.
She is the publisher of StylusLit www.styluslit.com a biannual online literary journal which publishes poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, novel excerpts, interviews and reviews.
She won the inaugural Philip Bacon Ekphrasis Award and the inaugural AAALS Poetry Prize. Her work has been included in various publications and anthologies.
She was a director of the Queensland Poetry Festival, the editor and publisher of Stylus Poetry Journal and an organiser of the New and Selected poetry readings. She lives in Brisbane, Australia where she teaches English to migrants and refugees. Her passion is language.